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At least 15 killed in bus crash

At least 15 killed in bus crash

At least 15 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck in western Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the second major traffic accident this month. Another 30 were wounded in the early morning crash in Bakwa district of Farah province, provincial police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib told AFP. The bus had been travelling […] …

Helicopter crash kills three

Helicopter crash kills three

A helicopter crash in northern Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least three people including a foreign pilot, Afghan officials said. The aircraft crashed due to “technical problems” shortly after taking off in Dehdadi district in Balkh province, Nazer Khuda Pamiri, deputy commander of Afghan forces in northern Afghanistan, told AFP. Ten people were on board […] …

Afghan officials say Islamic State leader killed by airstrikes

The leader of the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan was killed by airstrikes over the weekend along with 10 other people, government officials said Sunday following a string of deadly attacks by the extremist group. The intelligence agency said Saad Arhabi died in a joint operation with coalition forces late Saturday in the group’s eastern […] …

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital. It was the latest incident in a blood-soaked week that saw militants deliver crippling blows to government forces across Afghanistan. READ ALSO: Oyo may demolish Ayefele’s […] …

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